The Big Pitch Presented by PNC 2018: Beehive Baking Company’s pitch yields big prize for Birmingham start-up duo

REV Birmingham is proud to reveal a few of Birmingham’s next big things: the 2018 winning startup businesses from The Big Pitch presented by PNC Bank. Five finalists took the stage in Five Points South to vie for a share of $50,000 in cash and professional services prize packages on Saturday, Nov. 17. Here are the winners… Continue reading

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Behind the Pitch: Here’s how 2018 Big Pitch finalists are preparing for Nov. 17 competition

It’s almost time for the world to meet the entrepreneurs behind some of Birmingham’s next BIG things. The Big Pitch presented by PNC is this Saturday, November 17. But The Big Pitch is much more than just an event.  Continue reading

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Meet 2018 Big Pitch finalists Stephen and Kelli Steward of Gatos and Beans

The 2018 Big Pitch Competition presented by PNC is in its fifth year, and REV is excited for you to get to know each of our five 2018 finalists. Meet finalist Stephen and Kelli Steward of Gatos and Beans. They are excited to introduce a cat café that combines a relaxed social atmosphere and a community service that finds foster cats their forever homes. Continue reading

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Meet 2018 Big Pitch finalists Caeden Oliver and Sarah Schlund of Beehive Baking Company

The 2018 Big Pitch Competition presented by PNC is in its fifth year, and REV is excited for you to get to know each of our five 2018 finalists. Meet finalists Caeden Oliver and Sarah Schlund of Beehive Baking Company. They are dedicated to delivering the joy of fresh, handcrafted and seasonal baked goods straight to your doorstep. Continue reading

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Meet 2018 Big Pitch finalists Alexis Ginsburg & Manuel Mota of Mota Autohaus

Manuel Mota and Alexis Ginsburg of Mota Autohaus are leading the way for the future of auto repair in Birmingham, providing reliable service at a fair price in a space that adds to the community. Continue reading

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Chef Andrea Foster reflects on her entrepreneurial journey with The Preservery

REV Birmingham sat down with Chef Dre to discuss her lessons learned throughout her Big Pitch and REVeal Kitchen experiences as well as her plans for The Preservery’s new location. Continue reading

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Meet 2018 Big Pitch finalist Kevon Lewis of Nelchie’s Cajun Cuisine and Catering

The 2018 Big Pitch Competition presented by PNC is in its fifth year, and REV is excited for you to get to know each of our five 2018 finalists. Meet finalist Kevon Lewis of Nelchie’s Cajun Cuisine and Catering. Her popular Cajun food truck in Leeds is designing a food truck park in Birmingham’s City Center. Continue reading

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Meet 2018 Big Pitch finalist Tiffany Martin of Ignite Cycle

The 2018 Big Pitch Competition presented by PNC is in its fifth year, and REV is excited for you to get to know each of our five 2018 finalists. Meet finalist Tiffany Martin of Ignite Cycle, who is passionate about building a community to help people become their best selves, one pedal stroke at a time, at Birmingham’s only boutique cycling studio. Continue reading

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Farm to Brut IPA: Meet the scuppernong farmer behind the Proximity Series brew

The Proximity Series Scuppernong Brut IPA is on tap now at Cahaba’s taproom and will go to REV Birmingham’s Urban Food Project partner restaurants in October.  Meet Jason Powell, the farmer behind this unique brew. Continue reading

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Proving Pickwick Place: How a hidden gem in 5 Points South has transformed in 1 year

In just over a year, Five Points South’s vacancy rate has fallen from 8.1 to 3.9 percent. One big piece of that progress is Pickwick Place, a once mostly vacant property that has redefined itself as a vibrant part of the neighborhood. Continue reading

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